The Press: U S A

To record sights, sounds, smells and other phenomena of the U. S. in a manner pleasing to persons who consider themselves to be apart from the national mass in perception and appreciation, there last week appeared a quarterly titled USA. Its progenitors: "The group centering informally around the Centaur Bookshop ( Philadelphia)." Of the first edition, 2,000 copies were printed, price: $1 the copy. Lead-off article for Vol. 1 No. 1 was by Clifton C. Fadiman, editorial chief of Simon & Schuster (Manhattan publishers), contributor to The Nation. With lofty tolerance, he...

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